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A nondescript awesome, and endlessly charming recent masters
graduate of Columbia University, currently doing econometric
analysis of Medicare and Medicaid data. Also, I enjoy baseball
(Blue Jays and A's), indie music (Broken Social Scene, Wolf Parade,
Japandroids, Fleet Foxes to name a few...), reading (Kafka on the
Shore, Savage Detectives, Sacred Games), plays (Waiting for Godot,
Hedda Gabler, Life in the Theater) and scotch. I enjoy travelling,
I have done microfinance in Bangladesh, visited Sri Lanka, Bosnia,
Croatia, Taiwan, Japan, China, Belgium, Italy and Germany.
What I’m doing with my life
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Took a master's to procrastinate but turned out to be hard work.
Working in big data applying my statistics knowledge to health
policy for now but would probably like to do a PhD at some point
(it would either be Political Philosophy with regards to the just
society - I'm a centrist who really believes in the right to
liberty, or in Econometrics with a view towards global health
I’m really good at
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being really optimistic and happy. Also, perhaps paradoxically,
calmly solving problems. Also great at finding the interesting
spots in cities, be they watering holes or other wonders.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Pretty shy at first but usually connect over music or just general
affinity. I think most people are usually weirdly comfortable
around me, so some of my friends are ridiculously conservative and
others are unabashedly liberal but I connect with all of them.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Love anything, but Montreal Smoked Meat Poutine is fantastic. Also
love to cook but I usually let the quality of ingredients shine
through (code for: I don't like doing anything particularly
Three books have changed my life: Kafka on the Shore, the Savage
Detectives, and To the Lighthouse. I love reading in general though
and tend to alternate between fiction and non-fiction.
Mostly indie but like all genres except Country and Trance
typically. Favorite bands include M83, Japandroids, The Who, Broken
Social Scene, and Wolf Parade.
Archer, Arrested Development, Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Game of
Thrones, Rome, Seinfeld, and endless Simpsons references!
Brokeback Mountain, Beginners, The Tree of Life, Yi Yi, No Country
for Old Men, The Thin Red Line, WALL-E
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Smartphone and a good book. Can't really think of anything else at
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
whether or not my idea to write a short story a night based on a
single accessed by pressing shuffle on my music player will ever
come to fruition. It will have three chapters: On Dreams, On Love,
and On the Inconvenience of Taking Public Transportation.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Chilling with friends, either seeing a play, going to a bar, or
checking out a struggling decent-ish band.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I believe in embracing emotions head on, so great joys and great
sadness. Practically, it means if you're angry at me, I'll probably
insist on talking it out no matter how terrible an idea that is.
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